What Is an Epidural? An epidural is a type of anesthetic used for pain control during a medical procedure that does not require that a person is put to sleep. An epidural numbs the area being treated. It is a continuous infusion … Continue reading Epidural For Pain Relief After Surgery
What is a sebaceous cyst? What does it look like? A cyst is a slow-growing, protein-filled, dome-like, yellow or white lump that can move easily under the skin. There are many types of cysts – hundreds, actually. Unlike epidermoid cysts, … Continue reading Sebaceous Cysts: Cause and Treatment
It can be intimidating to receive Juvéderm®, Restylane®, or other dermal fillers for the first time. Here at Baton Rouge, Hammond, and Denham Springs’ Weiler Plastic Surgery, we believe that educating our patients allows them to make the best decisions … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts Before and After Dermal Fillers
Working out is one of the healthiest things you can do for your heart, so imagine exercising intensely for a decade—like cycling at least 25 hours a week—and then finding out you have, of all things, a heart problem. That’s … Continue reading The Heart Problem AFib Is on the Rise – Symptoms, Treatments
Heart bypass surgery, or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, is done when coronary arteries, which supply your heart with oxygenated blood, become blocked or damaged. If these arteries are blocked or blood flow is restricted, the heart doesn’t work … Continue reading Heart Bypass Surgery or Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
She could deal with a little asymmetry on her chest. What was unbearable were the symptoms to come. “No one would believe my symptoms were real. Specialists were telling me it was all in my head.” Miranda started experiencing days-long … Continue reading Can Breast Implants Make You Sick? Doctors On Breast Implant Illness
Many patients who require dental orthodontics do so because of an overbite. There are various types of treatment options for overbites that exist. These options range from braces, tooth extraction, and jaw surgery. The least invasive and the most time … Continue reading Braces vs. Surgery: What’s Better for Jaw Correction?
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), almost 1.7 million cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out in the U.S. alone in 2015 — including over 222,000 liposuction procedures, many of which were performed to remove cellulite. (1) Cellulite … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Cellulite: 5 Natural Treatments
A corneal abrasion (scratched cornea or scratched eye) is one of the most common eye injuries. The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye. A corneal abrasion disrupts the protective outer layer of cells of the cornea (called … Continue reading Corneal Abrasion, Scratched Cornea, Scratched Eye, Symptoms and Treatment
ANTWAN PIPER WAS at dinner with colleagues on a work trip in Oklahoma when his wife, Alexis, called from back home in Texas. He figured he … Continue reading What Is Hemopure? The Blood Substitute That Could Save Lives
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
I’d always known that I didn’t want kids, but it took a friend’s pregnancy scare to provoke me into taking responsibility for that fact. Within two days of him detailing how his life nearly veered off in another direction, I … Continue reading Four Things Men Should Know Before Getting a Vasectomy
I got my first push-up bra in ninth grade, years before I launched my YouTube channelin 2011. In my mind, everyone who was famous then had boobs … Continue reading YouTube Star Karissa Pukas Says Her Breast Implants Made Her Sick
First Lady Melania Trump is recovering from kidney surgery following an embolization procedure Monday morning at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to a statement … Continue reading Melania Trump Undergoes Kidney Surgery – What Is Embolization?
Even though you didn’t push a baby out of your vagina, sex is probably the last thing on your mind after a C-section. Sleepless nights and a wailing infant do not exactly make a sexy soundtrack. Plus, your hormones are … Continue reading Sex After C-Section: When Can You Have Sex After A C-Section?
Next to back pain, knee pain is one of the most common complaints among both older adults and younger athletes. Knee injuries are one common cause … Continue reading Knee Pain Relief: 6 Natural Treatments, Including Exercises
Having bleeding gums is a common oral health problem. In many cases, it may be due to simple, temporary causes, like brushing too hard or just starting a flossing routine. In others, it may be a warning sign for a … Continue reading Bleeding Gums + 5 Ways to Improve Gum Health
If you’ve spent hours in the gym hoping to squat your way to a Kardashian-esque butt, you’ve probably wondered if there’s a quicker and easier way.Turns out butt augmentation is one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgical procedures performed in … Continue reading Butt Implants And Butt Augmentation: Here’s What You Need To Know
Brain cancer: That’s a really scary term. Luckily, there’s a less than 1 percent change you’ll develop a malignant brain or spinal tumor in your life, according to the American Cancer Society. Still, the ACS estimates that about 23,880 cases … Continue reading 7 Brain Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know About
Colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer when it affects the rectum as well, is one of the most prevalent types of cancer. It accounts for up to 15 percent of all cancer cases in some countries. (1) Over the past … Continue reading Colon Cancer Symptoms + 7 Natural Ways to Find Relief
Rob Mooberry was given just a few weeks to live. His colorectal cancer had reached the critical stage 4 diagnoses, and he was in pain. Chemotherapy, radiation, and invasive surgeries were the doctor’s orders, but after the first round, Mooberry … Continue reading Man Claims Vegan Diet Cured His Cancer—But Did It Really?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of American adults are obese, which means that they have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive … Continue reading Weight-Loss Surgery: What Women Need to Know
Amber Rose says her boobs have gotten “stupid heavy”—and she wants to do something about it. Continue reading 6 Celebrities Get Real About Why They Had Breast-Reduction Surgery